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CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm EST
, israel gets their man with this missile attack on the military leader of hamas. now, israel is launching a full-scale ground attack on the hamas terrorists which are backed by iran, of course. by the way, this is all happening while we have no cia director here at home. >>> first up today, in his first news conference since being re-elected, president obama, with rhetoric sometimes reminiscent of his tax-the-rich campaign mantra, he appeared to dig in his heels on extending tax cuts for the wealthiest americans. take a listen. >> there is a package to be shaped. and i'm confident that parties -- folks of good will in both parties can make that happen, but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford and according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> all right. i don't know about you, but to me, that sounds like a fairly staunch and unwavering position. and yet, the president did insist he's staying open to new ideas. take a listen to this one. >> i am open to new ideas, if the republican counterparts or so
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
. this is war. question, is this war going to spread? next question, why shouldn't israel just wipe hamas out for good? we are learning that president obama wants more tax hikes than any would imagine. it's the second story. that moves us close to stalemate and recession. that's right. still not much talk about spending cuts. so tonight we have budget cutting hawk jeff flake, the senator-elect from arizona. then there's this -- >> watch out. they're stealing the hostess twinkies. >> watch this. here's your reward. >> thanks! >> the question is, will the union succeed in stealing the twinkies forever? the ceo of hostess speaks out and speaks to us about this subject. >>> first up, breaking news out of the middle east. at this hour, israel giving the green light to call up 30,000 reserve troops and is moving forces toward the gaza strip. this is war. this after tel aviv came under rocket fire attack for the first time in 20 years today. and where is president obama on all of this? let's get right to our special guest this evening. we have former assistant secretary of state rich williamson and
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am EST
three in israel. the u.n. warns netanyahu to avoid a new cycle of blood shed. and president obama throwing down a challenge to congress as he gets set to begin critical budget talks on friday. >>> i want to bring you the italian gdp figures. italy is just the latest p second quarter figures were revised higher to 0.7 contraction from 0.8. third quarter gdp looks like it's fallen 0.2% on the quarter. that's better than was expected. it was expected to fall by about half a%. it is down 2.4% on the year. we'll get the rest of the eurozone figures out at the top of the next hour. >>> also coming up, we'll be live in beijing with updates throughout the show as xi jinping it takes over as the head of the communist party. we'll be in frankfurt for a look at how that economy has been affected. gdp showing a slowdown for germany in the third quarter. and we'll hear from the former head of the council of economic advisers austan goolsbee on how the u.s. can avoid falling off the fiscal cliff. plus we'll take you live to tokyo with japan hit by election fever. the yen is falling as a repeate
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am EST
-fire intensifies, israel's foreign minister says he sought a long term arrangement arguing any discussion must begin with gaza agreeing to stop all fire into israel. are we going to see more of a premium put into global risk trades now, as well? >> the oil price is the real issue here and that is the factor that could make or break global growth. we've seen a fairly reasonable decline over the past you few months in response to the slower global growth story. if you start increasing the oil price because of tensions in the middle east, and the moves we've seen so far are not substantial, but if we start getting towards $95, $100 a barrel, that starts to put even more economic headwind in you like in the way of the world and that would be a very bad thing. i think it's likely to remain a relatively localized conflict. the risk is if it broadens out further, we still have the issue of iran and what would happen there. something happening there could see the oil price spike to 140, 150. >> i hear what you're saying it potentially remaining ale loized issue in israel, but at the same time, i was s
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 3:00pm EST
, israel launches a massive military operation in response to hamas. >> gold also higher. one of those days where energy went higher and stocks went lower. we're setting lows right now. the dow down 126 points at the 12,629 level. the nasdaq and s&p are also moving lower. the nasdaq has moved into correction territory, down about 10% from its highs set earlier this year. the s&p is down sharply as well at this hour. so it was those fed minutes, the continued fears we may go over the fiscal cliff as the negotiations are being carried out so far in a very public arena right now. we are off the worst levels of the day, but will these concerns keep investors out of the market right now? let's talk about that, shall we? >> that's what we want to in today's "closing bell" exchange. neil, let me kick this off with you. good to see you. thanks for joining us. as somebody who's putting capital to work in this market, you see a market that is down 600 points on the dow industrials. just since the election, that's 4% declines since the election on november 6th. what do you want to do here? do you want
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am EST
today as violence between israel and the palestinians escalated. tenks of course flaming concerns about supply disruptions. ands you can see, wti crude trading at 87.83. as for the broader markets, you'll see the the dow futures are indicated higher by about 70 points. s&p futures indicated by over 9 points. but this is coming as stocks are coming off four straight weeks of declines. at this point the dow is down more than 7% for the last month. largely because concerns about the standoff in washington over how to deal with the fiscal cliff. well talk about all of these issues at play with two special guest hosts. wharton professor of finance jeremy siegel and trusted american businessman steve forbes. both onset and ready to start this discussion at 6:00. first, though, andrew has a few of the top business headlines. >>> let's talk about some of the headlines this morning. cisco systems buying cloud network start up meraki for $1.2 billion in cash. it was founded in 2006 by members of m.i.t.'s laboratory for computer science. joe, i don't know if you take credit for any of that. bp pla
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 9:00am EST
recovery. >> international pressure mounts for israel and gaza to agree to a cease-fire after a weekend of air strikes leave a dozen dead and hundreds injured. brent continues to climb with gold going higher. >> the president and congress will strike a deal to restore the fiscal cliff. over the weekend in asia, the president said he's confident we can get the fiscal situation confident and reached out to ceos including tim cook, warren buffett and jamie dimon. after top house and senate leaders say friday's meeting was constructive. we see headlines that may bring news to other companies. intel ceo paul otellini to retire. >> during this period where a lot of companies moved toward mobile, was not pioneer mobile. arm holdings to go a bunch of shares. this may be a positive -- viewed as positive for intel. >> they will conduct a search or process to choose otellini's successor. will consider internal and external candidates. he's been at the company for 40 years. only the fifth ceo in 50 years. a company has had long service from those in its ceo position. again, he will step down at the
CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 2:00pm EST
announced about an hour ago that a truce had been reached between israel and hamas. so starting now, israel stops all military action in gaza, including those targeted killings. palestinians, on the other hand, will stop launching rockets on israel and border attacks on israeli troops. but there is no signed agreement. this is very important. instead, israel and hamas have agreed on an understanding, a kind of exchange of quiet for quiet, if you will, which will be the first phase. that will be followed by a second phase of intense negotiations. those will be anchored and supported and guaranteed by egypt and the united states to try to resolve the key demands on both sides. the sticking points are still hamas wants the blockade of gaza lifted immediately. israel wants an immediate end to all weapons smuggling. neither of those demands will be reached today. that's going to take some time. but at least both sides have agreed in principle to these demands and that they need to be worked out. as a result, mandy, there's a collective sigh of relief in this troubled region tonight. back to you.
CNBC
Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm EST
by the american people. they will go forward. >> what about israel in this scenario? what are they going to do as the supreme leaders meet in tehran? >> israel has confidence that iran is not fair minded and is a predator state. and, therefore, no matter how long this is dragged out, iran will get more and more concessions before it becomes impossible. for example, one of the concessions i'm told is israel wants the united states to agree that a third party killed iranian nuclear scientist. they're looking for us to endorse their law gambit against israel. they want us on their side against israel. >> boy, i think this is pretty farfetched -- >> it is. it is farfetched, larry. >> john bachelor, thank you very much, my friend. hope to see you soon on the radio. >>> so, folks, the stock market slump continues on wall street. since president obama was re-elected the dow's lost about 450 points. my next guest says put fiscal cliff fears to bed because a deal will be reached. here now is ken hebner of capital growth management. ken, as always, it's great to see you. all right. i'll put the fiscal c
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
militants will, in fact, pay for the blood that was shed in israel. is this sabre rattling? because the interest of israel is not to get into a real skirmish with gaza. >> the problem is that hamas now has a missile to reach tel aviv and that's unacceptable. that's a red line for israel. the israelis probably don't know how many they have. they don't know where they're located. therefore the attack is very complicated. you can't do frit the air. you'll have to go in on the ground. it's going to be bloody and miserable. the israelis would rather not do that. the palestinians want them not to do that. but hamas really has put itself in a position where it has a weapon that will compel the israelis either to step down or go to war. the israelis are giving every sign that they're going to war. >> if they go to war, though, that brings in also egypt, its new president supports hamas as well as iran. iran funds and arms hamas. so that doesn't seem like anything that israel would want to do. so at this point, where do you place the odds of there actually being a conflict? >> pretty high. f
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 2:00pm EST
understand that israel's top security officials known as the inner cabinet that includes the prime minister, the defense minister and other important figures are going to be convening within the hour to have a meeting to discuss possible offers that have been made by egyptian mediators regarding the truce coming out of gaza and their response to those offers coming out of egypt. more importantly, they're also going to chart what course of action the israeli government will undertake if indeed they reject or accept that truce offer. there are 30,000 soldiers that have been amassed across the border, 75,000 called up from the reservists. many people feel that's an ominous sign a ground invasion is eminent if indeed these truce talks fail. on the egyptian side, the u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon expected ed ted to arrive in c meet with officials, he'll travel to israel on the west bank. intelligence officials have been meeting throughout the day with palestinian leaders from top factions here in gaza to try and solidify a truce. there are still some sticking points as to whether or not th
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 9:00am EST
'm neutral on the stock, i think it's currently overvalued at its current price. >> israel launching a major defense against palestinian militants in gas sachlt we'll take you live to gaza, plus the impact it could have on the energy prices here in the u.s. >>> citi shares trading well below book value and several share holders requesting the board do a breakup of it's shares. [ male announcer ] at scottrade, we believe the more you know, the better you trade. so we have ongoing webinars and interactive learning, plus, in-branch seminars at over 500 locations, where our dedicated support teams help you know more so your money can do more. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our teams have the information you want when you need it. it's another reason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. >>> let's get to a market flash. >> we're looking at some of the s&p lows today, a number of energy names there. a couple of headlines crossing th that -- on a civil complaint charge there, of course the utilities have been under a lot of pressure, guys, since
CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm EST
on the israel hamas cease fire. oil on the rise. why are they rallying and how relevant is peace in the middle east at this point? because trading oil wasn't that decisive. >> it was decisive in the beginning. really when everybody realized it wasn't so much of a cease fire. they shoot bombs. >> celebratory shooting. >> that was good. it is very important because it's not just about a small little and this isn't a small dispute. it is not just a small piece of land. it is bigger than that. it is with israelal and iran. that is what you have to worry about. this is not done over there. it is definitely something you need to pay attention to. oil reversed and closed higher today. the oil market does not believe this is over. >> at the end of the day it doesn't matter that iran is far from israel. therefore if iran gets into the conflict how would it get into the conflict and would it disrupt supplies and is it a contained battle? >> i think people are focusing on the iran part. if anything is in place where maybe we have gotten to a place where iran is ready to give in. that meant more supply co
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 4:00am EST
factor it in? >> certainly you could consider what will be israel's response in relation to the development of iran's nuclear program. now that we've passed u.s. elections, will they show up and potentially suggest military intervention. of course that kichd development could easily add $10 to $20 on the i'll price. relative to demand, i think we're more optimistic in the sense that we're seeing the u.s. economy turn around. we have positive readings in chinese pmi data. we short term we'll get a seasonal kick with winter setting in. so all of those aspects in terms of demand will be supportive of prices. but it's ultimately very difficult to sort of balance out the net effects of trend growth in the world economy versus supply side risk and geopolitical tension. we're typically constructive on oil prices, but again with an element of caution. there are other risks out there especially in the shoth term. concerns over the u.s. fiscal cliff, for example, is one of them. >> and as you mentioned, concerns about the relationship. a hoegs was passed by by a pretty good margin.
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 2:00pm EST
like turkey and jordan that immediately border syria and have an impact -- and obviously israel which is having already grave concerns as we do about, for example, movements of chemical weapons that might occur in such a chaotic atmosphere. and that could have an impact not just within syria but on the region as a whole. i'm encouraged to see that the syrian opposition created an umbrella group that may have more cohesion than they've had in the past. we're going to be talking to them. my envoys are going to be traveling to various meetings that are going to be taking place with the international community and the opposition. we consider them a legitimate representative of the aspirations of the syrian people. we're not yet prepared to recognize them as some sort of government in exile, but we do think that it is a broad-based representative group. one of the questions that we're going to continue to press is making sure that that opposition is committed to a democratic syria, an inclusive syria, a moderate syria. we have seen extremist elements insinuate themselves into the oppositio
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